Small Group Classes

5829 East Lake Road
Dewittville, NY 14728

Group Classes on hold until further notice.

PUPPY KINDERGARTEN

Puppy K on hold until further notice - see Puppy Pairings

6 CLASSES - 30-45 minutes each - $130/Puppy

  • Puppies 10 to 16 weeks old (first 2 rounds of vaccines required).

  • Up to 5 other puppy classmates.  

  • Ask about AKC STAR Puppy title (Additional $20).  

  • Limited Schedule.

SOCIAL acronym inspired by trainer Terry Ryan:

  • Strange Surroundings

  • Opportunities for Training

  • Care & Handling

  • Interesting Things

  • Associate with Dogs & People

  • Living Together

PUPPY PAWTNERS

4 CLASSES - 60 minutes each

  • Limited to 2 dogs per class.

  • *Offered in lieu of Puppy Kindergarten for puppies that have received their first 2 rounds of vaccines.

  • Play pairs also available to fully vaccinated puppies up to juveniles 8 months of age.

  • Age and size appropriate classmate assigned.

  • Q&A to expand on individual needs with a limited student to instructor ratio of 2:1.

  • Structured around topics similar to puppy kindergarten on to adolescent behaviors.

  • Incorporates off leash play sessions into training when possible.

  • Flexible schedule.   

 regularly $130!

DOGGIE MANNERS ONE

6 WEEK CLASS - 60 MINUTES EACH

  • Dogs 4.5 months and older.

  • Classes conducted on leash.

  • Positive Reinforcement, Reward Based:

    • Mark & Reward Training

    • Lure Reward Training with emphasis on fading out the lure.

  • Manners include: 

    • Sit​

    • Down

    • Stay

    • Leave It

    • Loose Leash Walking

    • Eye Contact

    • Drop It

    • Wait at Doors

    • Settling on a Mat

    • Focusing around Distractions

Manners Class on hold until further notice

DOG TRICKS

DOG TRICKS 6 WEEK COURSE - 60 MINUTES EACH

Pre tricks class requirements: Trick dogs must have:

  • a suitable temperament.

  • completed manners one or have basic foundational skills. 

  • passed a pre class screening or CGC test​.

DRINK WITH YOUR DOG™ - MANNERS TWO

MANNERS TWO - 4 WEEK COURSE - 60 MINUTES EACH - $125​​

  • *Limited to warmer months due to outdoor requirement.

  • Taught outdoors at A BREWERY.  Take your dog's basic skills to the next level.

  • Developed by Summit Dog Training, represented by another certified trainer in Colorado.

  • DWYD™ focuses on essential skills for being a welcome, well mannered pooch:

    • focus around distractions.

    • settling under the table.

    • leave it.

    • practicing foundational skills in a new and different setting.

    • a great opportunity to practice for the CGC test.

Manners One and a suitable temperament are prerequisites for this off-site class.  

Pre DWYD™ class requirements: Brewery dogs must have:

  • a suitable temperament as other dogs will be present and visible.

  • completed manners one or have basic foundational skills. 

SEASONAL

CANINE GOOD CITIZEN

The American Kennel Club's Canine Good Citizen test evaluates dogs on:

  1. Accepting a friendly stranger

  2. Sitting politely for petting

  3. Appearance and grooming

  4. Out for a walk (walking on a loose lead)

  5. Walking through a crowd

  6. Sit and down on command and Staying in place

  7. Coming when called

  8. Reaction to another dog

  9. Reaction to distraction

  10. Supervised separation

THE WAITLIST FOR THIS CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL. 

C.H.Q. P.U.P.R CREW

The C-H-Q PUPR Crew members are "Proudly Using Positive Reinforcement!"

CHQ PUPR Crew membership is available to Dogs and Owners that want a fun, noncompetitive, group class setting to continue training after having earned an Intermediate Trick Dog Title.  Here, students exchange ideas, training goals, setbacks and success stories.  Our PUPR Crew classes offer a relaxed, casual and safe environment with a growth mindset.